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    WINDOWS 7/8 32-bit ...

    WINDOWS 7/8
    32-bit https://www.dropbox.com/s/k7tjm4n5422z3z0/MakerBot_Bundle_BETA_3.6.0.81_x86_Install.exe?oref=e
    64-bit ...
  2. Actually if you only ever want to go 3 or 4km you...

    Actually if you only ever want to go 3 or 4km you could stick to 5.8ghz but concentrate on getting your gear you have optimised. Try different channels to see where your antennae are tuned at because...
  3. Try this for +50km range ...

    Try this for +50km range

    https://www.fpvpro.com/yagi-video-receiver-antenna
    https://www.fpvpro.com/dipole-video-transmitter-antenna-3-cm-extension...
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    Sticky: While the MTD and MFDAP are impressive, rules are...

    While the MTD and MFDAP are impressive, rules are rules

    NO EXCESSIVE USE OF AUTOMATION (NO COMPLETE AUTOPILOT FLIGHTS)!
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    http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.php?15960-New-...

    http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.php?15960-New-motor-mount-concept.-The-Boom-prop!

    Maybe Ian was the first.
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    A lot of people say it's illegal to fly BVLOS and...

    A lot of people say it's illegal to fly BVLOS and it's even in a CAA brochure but I want to know if it actually a law/rule that has been passed. I don't think it is.
    All they do is look after their...
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    I have read the rule 101.209 Meteorological...

    I have read the rule

    101.209 Meteorological limitations
    Except for control line model aircraft, a person shall not operate a model
    aircraft—
    (1) in any area where the ground visibility is less...
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    Sticky: Heres a 5km flight which I almost land in the sea.

    http://youtu.be/_HrvY2e2Zes
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    Thanks infiltrator, I just put a 5km flight on...

    Thanks infiltrator, I just put a 5km flight on the same thread to see how excited he gets. Still all below 60 meters but the VLOS idea was broken a wee bit.
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    Sticky: WOW, that is really stunning video, edited so...

    WOW, that is really stunning video, edited so cool too. Amazing scenery and flying, totally impressed. Congratulations Tim, well done.

    Mark
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    That sounds good Bruce, I wish I could make it....

    That sounds good Bruce, I wish I could make it. Let us know the time and date in case we get a chance so my brother and I can fly up. He is still working on his 182 but we will hire a 172 if it all...
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    Parkflyers New Zealand Complaints

    I posted a video here of a maiden FPV flight I had and some guy complained about my altitude. The highest I got was ~90 meters/295 feet.

    Check it out for some amusement
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    Sticky: Awesome flight, well done. You guys must have...

    Awesome flight, well done. You guys must have done a lot of flights to get everything setup so well.
    I had a trouble with my ground station when I first built it, I had to ground the dvr incoming...
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    Sticky: Phoenix 2000

    This should bore you to death. 1st recorded FPV flight on my Phoenix 2000 from hobbyking. Myflydream autopilot, 5000mah batt, 2836 1040kv motor, Effio camera and 1280 VTX.
    Have issues with the OSD...
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    Sticky: Planned Shipment Date: Jan 29, 2015 so the...

    Planned Shipment Date: Jan 29, 2015 so the website says
  16. The polarity is to do with the type of connector....

    The polarity is to do with the type of connector. A male pin on one end and socket on the other. Some antenna have sockets, some have pins. Same with VTX, some are male and some are female (pin or...
  17. Is your VRX a Lawmate as well as your VTX? I...

    Is your VRX a Lawmate as well as your VTX?
    I have just started using a Lawmate receiver and was impressed by the signal it receives compared to my tan receivers with filter mod and the RMRC digital...
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    Sticky: 10.4km

    Here is my 10km flight from 3 years ago. Thought I should get on the board. Totally boring flight, might give me motivation to get more distance.



    https://vimeo.com/22184151
  19. Look at a 4 lobe cp antenna, they have a more...

    Look at a 4 lobe cp antenna, they have a more uniform radiation pattern than a 3 lobe antenna. 24 km is not that hard with a decent pair of antenna. The helical antenna on the ground is good, I would...
  20. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11...

    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1147430

    This thread is very informative. Old Man Mike is a legend
  21. A 3 turn helical would be a better feed for the...

    A 3 turn helical would be a better feed for the dish I think, that was my plan anyway. Maybe i'm completely wrong but I don't see the point of a high gain antenna receiving from a dish unless it's a...
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    Definitely vertical orientation unless using...

    Definitely vertical orientation unless using turnstile antenna on the plane.
  23. I have not found an antenna that worked better...

    I have not found an antenna that worked better close to the ground, the higher they are the lower you can fly at distance. The only ones that may be better are antenna which have the ground plane...
  24. 200mw will be heaps, set up correctly you would...

    200mw will be heaps, set up correctly you would get 2km without issue.
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    The one I use does not transmit until after the...

    The one I use does not transmit until after the receiver loses signal, 10 minutes after failsafe or signal loss it starts transmitting on 426mhz I think it is.
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